Ann Kossachev was named Director of Regulatory Affairs in January 2019. In her role, Kossachev oversees NAFCU’s advocacy on various regulatory developments from federal agencies, including the National Credit Union Administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Kossachev joined NAFCU in June 2016 as a regulatory affairs counsel and was promoted to senior regulatory affairs counsel in June 2018. Since starting at NAFCU, Kossachev has led the association’s advocacy on housing finance issues as well as Federal Communications Commission regulations implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Prior to joining NAFCU, Kossachev worked at a law firm focusing on complex commercial litigation. Kossachev is a graduate of the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Binghamton University.
Kossachev is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Kossachev is also a registered parliamentarian.